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Emerging Regions Support and Partnership (ERSAP) Preceptorship Program started

nicola_evansLaunched in December 2009 the Emerging Regions Support and Partnership (ERSAP) Preceptorship Program is a unique opportunity for clinicians from developing countries who treat Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) to undertake an intensive educational program to develop and expand their CML management skills. Hematologists from Argentina, India and Madagascar now undertake the first preceptorships supported by the iCMLf.

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia - a perspective from India

hemant_malhotraDr. Hemant Malhotra is presently Professor of Medicine at the SMS Medical College Hospital & Head of the division of Medical Oncology at the Birla Cancer Center. The SMS Medical College Hospital is a 2000 bedded hospital, one of the leading teaching and patient care center in North India.

Tim HughesDiagnosis and Monitoring Response in CML: New Challenge for the iCMLf

During the ASH meeting in 2009 John Goldman and I had the opportunity to meet with Pat Garcia-Gonzalez and Erin Schwartz from the Max Foundation to talk about our common interests. One of the issues that they raised was the lack of diagnostic and monitoring services for CML patients throughout many of the less developed nations.

Oncology Times: International Foundation Launched for CML

On 25 February 2010, the Oncology Times reported about the launch of the International CML Foundation (25 February 2010, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 24-26, doi: 10.1097/01.COT.0000368857.22447.27). See the full text article here.